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1 Title:   Aaron Harber family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harber, Aaron  
  Dates:   1862-1865  
The collection consists of letters from Aaron Harber from Cleveland, Ohio; Lexington, Kentucky; Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and Trenton, Georgia. In his letters he describes being sent to Camp Dennison, Ohio and being put in the Invalid Corps after an arm injury. He writes about being sent to Carver Hospital and Rush Barracks in Washington, D.C. for guard duty. Most of his letters describe camp life, fellow soldiers, health, and attempts to get furloughs. Two of the letters mention Abraham Lincoln. There are also several letters from friends to Mina and from Mina to her husband. Her letters describe the struggles to do housework and raise the children (Nicholas A. and James B.) alone.
  Identifier:   ms3431  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   George Wagner papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wagner, George, 1841-1906  
  Dates:   1862-1868  
The collection consists of papers of George Wagner from 1862-1868 and includes diaries, correspondence, official reports, and military documents. The bulk of the material pertains to Wagner's service in the Veteran Reserve Corps with the Freedman's Bureau in Georgia from 1866-1868. Written during this period, the diaries describe Wagner's daily duties as an officer with the Bureau, political activities in Georgia during Reconstruction, and problems between the freedmen and whites. The collection also includes monthly reports sent from Americus, Columbus, and Griffin, Georgia by Wagner to Bureau headquarters in Washington, D.C. detailing supplies and clothing issued to Freedman. Additional materials pertain to Wagner's service with the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, the Invalid Corps, and the Indiana Confederate prison, Camp Morton.
  Identifier:   ms895  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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